Canadian Forest Service Publications

Optimizing salvage harvesting and conserving biodiversity. 2006. Hébert, C. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Ste-Foy, Québec. Branching out Number 26. 2 p.

Year: 2006

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 26342

Language: English

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

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In today's context of diminishing forest potential, the salvage harvesting of burned timber in boreal forests is becoming a significant method of maintaining lumber supplies for the forestry industry. However, strategies for the salvage harvesting of burned timber must also ensure conservation of biodiversity.

Also available under the title:
Bois brûlés : optimiser la récupération en conservant la biodiversité. L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 26. (French)